Shakeel

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Shakeel, born as Yousuf Kamal (born 29 May 1943, Bhopal), is a Pakistani television actor best known for his roles in Uncle Urfi and Mehboob Ahmed in Aangan Terha. He has also acted in a number of local films as well as an English film, Jinnah and Traffic Serial for BBC Channel-4. He is also known for his philanthropic activities.

Background

Shakeel and his family migrated to Karachi, Pakistan in 1952.[1] He was born as Yusuf Kamal in Bhopal, British India.[3]
He received his primary education from an English medium school in prepartition India and a French missionary school in India.[2]

Career

Films

He made his debut in the film, Honehar in 1966.[2]
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Television

Television roles:[6]

Awards

In recognition of his contribution to show business, he was awarded the Pride of Performance in 1992.[2]
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